William Victor Younger, Jr.

05/08/1935 - 06/17/2022

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Obituary For William Victor Younger, Jr.

William Victor Younger, Jr. was born to the late William Victor Younger, Sr. and Anna nee Callahan Younger in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 8, 1935. He was the fourth of five children. He graduated with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from Cincinnati Baptist Bible College in 1974. He obtained his Master of Theology degree in 1989 and his Doctorate of Divinity in 1996.

Bill was blessed with a devoted wife and six loving daughters. He had 19 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Bill served in the United States Navy as a Seaman from December 11, 1952 to April 30, 1956. He was a Veteran of the Korean War and served on the USS Holden 819. He received the National Defense Service Medal and the Navy Occupation Service Medal. For most of Bill's life, he was a bi-vocational truck driver and a Baptist pastor. He retired from Budig Western Trucking Company in 1985 and from pastoring in 2014. After being saved at the age of 29, Bill's life focused on sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with everyone he met. Bill loved the Word of God, his family, and his country. He had a great sense of humor and was constantly joking or making up songs or riddles. He never met a stranger nor missed the opportunity to love an animal.

Bill is survived by his wife, Phyllis, his daughters, Deborah (Steven) Wells, Dianne (Joseph) French, Deana Kinder, Vicki (Steven) Minnich, Rebecca (Shane) Watson, his grandchildren, Rachel (Jacob) Baltensperger, Ryan (Jordann) Kinder, Justin (Danielle) French, Zachary Wells, Micah (Allie) Kendall, Morgan (Anthony) Petrucci, Austin (Anastasia) Kinder, Nathan (Brooke) Kendall, Nicholas (Emily) Minnich, Jordan Kinder, Carly (Matthew) Driskell, Anna (Sean) Head, Aaron (Alexis) Kinder, Ty Watson, Abigail Minnich, William Watson, Darren Minnich, and 24 great grandchildren, so far! He is preceded in death by his daughter, Darlene Brooks, his grandson, Evan Brooks, his sister, Helen Lasita, his brother, Robert Younger, and his parents. Visitation 5-8 PM Wednesday June 22 at THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday June 23, 2022 at the funeral home. Private burial will full military honors on Friday at the Dayton, Ohio National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to these charitable organizations close to the family's heart: Tunnel to Towers Foundation (T2T.org), Hospice of Cincinnati in memory of William Younger and Darlene Brooks (www.hospiceofcincinnati.org) or St. Joseph Home (www.stjosephhome.org).

Services

22 Jun

Visitation

05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Webster Funeral Home - Visitation 5-8 Wed 6-22/Service 11AM Th 6-23 3080 Homeward Way Fairfield, OH 45014 Get Directions »
24 Jun

Interment

Dayton National Cemetery 4400 West 3rd Street Dayton, OH 45428 Get Directions »
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  • 06/26/2022

    My condolences to my aunt Phil in my six cousins Debbie Diane Darlene Dana Vicky and Becky. We all know too well where my uncle is residing at this moment with Jesus and his saints. I sure do envy him, but at the same time I'm so happy he's with the Lord.. he won the race and fought the good fight. Till we all meet again on that day. Love you always Timmy Irwin

  • 06/21/2022

    Sister Younger, our hearts are heavy with sorrow as we learned of Brother Younger's passing. He was truly a beautiful loving person who was so quick witted and never missed an opportunity to witness. We will treasure the love and friendships of your family always. God bless. Prayers for comfort for all. LOVE you. Sam, Mitzi & kids

  • 06/20/2022

    Younger ladies, We are so sorry for your loss but praise God we will see him again!! Much love, The Millers-Jeff,April & Travis

  • 06/20/2022

    Sister Phyllis and family our prayers are with you. We enjoyed fellowship with Bro Bill and you over many years and are thankful for that. He will be missed and you are in our thoughts and prayers. Pastor Mike McCoskey.

  • 06/20/2022

    May you always have fair winds and following seas. Rest In Peace!

  • 06/19/2022

    I love brother younger dearly and Mrs.younger also. I remember when I first went to pleasant view, I was confused about my salvation, and he asked me "do you love Jesus?" I cried and said yes, and he said then you're saved, and he always was there no matter what with wisdom and literature. I learn a lot under his teachings Scott and I loved him very much Spencers ❤️😢

  • 06/19/2022

    Phyl and Family, I am at a loss for words. You and Bill were my mentors. Bill was my Angel and he Baptised me when I was 12. We have stayed in touch thru all the years and God sure is getting a Great Angel. I love you all more than you'll ever know. Vickie

  • 06/18/2022

    Becky, Prayers for you and your family on losing your Dad and such a special person. With Sympathy, Kim Larson-Phillips and Family

  • 06/18/2022

    Diane, you & your family have my sincere condolences. Tammie Proffitt

  • 06/18/2022

    Di, so sorry for your loss, love and prayers to you Letha and Joe

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